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Me and the Misses did a 5 day trip up to mi, Left from nicholasville Ky last thurs,did 560mls up to ludington mi.after that went all over and across the bridge.Only a few add up hours in the rain other than that the weather was ok for Michigan!Ended up spending 155.00$ in gas,not to bad considering the 4.00$ gal,for mid grade. The bike performed flawlessly and now has over 21.000mls on it,great trip and many complaments on the bike as well.Wish we could have stayed longer but it was a well deserved break from work!:)Total mls 1755.
 

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Wow that's great Eric. Wish my wife could travel with me, but she can't. I have added a couple of things since we talked on the phone. Anyway, I'm going up to Nashville TN on the 24th to see my Daughter. That's going to be a nice trip I hope. :p
 

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Eric, did you happen to come down 127 Saturday afternoon and pull off on the side of the road? I swore I saw a red and black VV on the side of the road just north of St. Johns. I leave tomorrow with a group of buddies from Jackson and head south to Evansville Ind. Check the weather when we get there and decide to go east or straight south.
 

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How was that ride over the Mighty Mac? Did the ol @ss pucker up a bit.:eek: Family and I spend a week each year up North camping. Great place to get away from it all. Would love to make a trip on the bike one of these days.
 

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My brother in law has a place in St. Ignace and he had to wait over 2hrs go over the bridge last Thursday. Wind was blowing so bad they escort vehicles over a couple at a time. It is a bit of a queezy feeling especially when you have to ride on the grating. :eek:
 

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Eric, did you happen to come down 127 Saturday afternoon and pull off on the side of the road? I swore I saw a red and black VV on the side of the road just north of St. Johns. I leave tomorrow with a group of buddies from Jackson and head south to Evansville Ind. Check the weather when we get there and decide to go east or straight south.
We did come down on 127s saturday! it might have been us!!!went threw st.johns around 3:00 I belive!
 

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Had to be you then. Small world :D I was sent up to Shepard to work the storm that went thru and didn't get home until 6:00 am Sunday. Did you get caught up in the nasty stuff that went thru?

I'll chat with you later. Got the bike packed and ready to roll out to meet up to head south. So far no rain but it doesn't look good toward Ft. Wayne. Thank God for Frog Toggs!
 

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Me and the Misses did a 5 day trip up to mi, Left from nicholasville Ky last thurs,did 560mls up to ludington mi.after that went all over and across the bridge.Only a few add up hours in the rain other than that the weather was ok for Michigan!Ended up spending 155.00$ in gas,not to bad considering the 4.00$ gal,for mid grade. The bike performed flawlessly and now has over 21.000mls on it,great trip and many complaments on the bike as well.Wish we could have stayed longer but it was a well deserved break from work!:)Total mls 1755.
Did you do the "Tunnel of Trees" while you were up there?
 

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How was that ride over the Mighty Mac? Did the ol @ss pucker up a bit.:eek: Family and I spend a week each year up North camping. Great place to get away from it all. Would love to make a trip on the bike one of these days.
Didnt do bad at all little windy Id guess a 15 -20 mph wind but was steady.Bicycles were on going across to so it was a moderate wind on sunday.
 

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Wow that's great Eric. Wish my wife could travel with me, but she can't. I have added a couple of things since we talked on the phone. Anyway, I'm going up to Nashville TN on the 24th to see my Daughter. That's going to be a nice trip I hope. :p
Yah hope the storms have settled down,us25 is a great road to ride in Tenn.
 

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Never heard of it! Lived in mich, all my life,thats a new one for me!
Wow...it is an awesome ride and listed as one of the best places to ride in the US. I can't believe you haven't heard of it! It's 27 miles of twists and turns following Lake Michigan and most of it trees cover the road (tunnel). It is listed as Michigan's #1 motorcycle road. It's M-119 (also called Lake Shore Dr) just north of Harbor Springs and ends at Cross Village. Best to ride it in the Fall when the leaves are changing, but it is nice all year. It will pop up on any internet search. If you ride it, turn onto Lower Lake Shore Drive and get off of M-119 for a while (it will take you back to M-119). It's a much better ride. Eat at Leggs in Cross Village. Here are a couple of links:http://www.motorcycleroads.com/75/722/Michigan/119-North-of-Harbor-Springs.html
 

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Wow...it is an awesome ride and listed as one of the best places to ride in the US. I can't believe you haven't heard of it! It's 27 miles of twists and turns following Lake Michigan and most of it trees cover the road (tunnel). It is listed as Michigan's #1 motorcycle road. It's M-119 (also called Lake Shore Dr) just north of Harbor Springs and ends at Cross Village. Best to ride it in the Fall when the leaves are changing, but it is nice all year. It will pop up on any internet search. If you ride it, turn onto Lower Lake Shore Drive and get off of M-119 for a while (it will take you back to M-119). It's a much better ride. Eat at Leggs in Cross Village. Here are a couple of links:http://www.motorcycleroads.com/75/722/Michigan/119-North-of-Harbor-Springs.htmlhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJO0JTcJNAE&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBe3QY0MNNw&feature=related
Wow I feel stupid,I think ive been on it in a car years ago but we always ride up 31 to northport,suttons bay and the casino,I remmember seeing it on the map a week ago,just didnt think about riding it!:(
 
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